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Stora Enso increasing net profit despite lower sales in first quarter

23 Apr 2015 − In the first quarter of 2015, Stora Enso’s operating profit and net profit for the period increased by 21% and 29% respectively despite a 3% decline in sales.» more

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Good demand and price hike announcements
on GD board market in the UK

22 Apr 2015 − GD board producers have set their sights on increasing prices on the UK market. Their demands are underpinned by seasonally strong demand.» more

SKG to sell part of its Solidboard and Graphicboard operations

21 Apr 2015 − Smurfit Kappa will part with its Solidboard and Graphicboard operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK. Investment company Aurelius will acquire eight of SKG's sites.» more

Vietracimex to build pulp mill in Vietnam

20 Apr 2015 − Another player has emerged in the pulp sector. Vietnamese company Vietracimex plans to build a new facility and add 400.000 t of market pulp capacity to the market.» more

SKG and Logson Group agree on Inspirepac-deal

16 Apr 2015 − Smurfit Kappa Group is taking over Inspirepac for £43.5m in order to strengthen its position in the UK market.» more

Paperlinx Benelux enters insolvency proceedings

15 Apr 2015 − Paperlinx seeks creditor protection for its businesses in Belgium and Netherlands.» more

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SCA to part with hygiene products site in France

15 Apr 2015 − SCA will give up its French Saint-Cyr-en-Val site in France and cease production of hygiene products in October. The site has been struggling with difficult market conditions for months and feels it is no longer...» more

Mondi to close Lohja specialty kraft paper mill

14 Apr 2015 − Mondi Group has announced plans for the permanent closure of the Lohja specialty kraft paper mill in Finland.» more

Label paper suppliers have second go at price increase in Germany

14 Apr 2015 − As price discussions for the first quarter of 2015 did not go through as planned in many cases, label paper suppliers have started a second round of price talks in Germany.» more

White envelope paper sells cheaper in Q1

10 Apr 2015 − Prices for white woodfree envelope paper 80 g softened at the start of the year in Germany and are now selling up to 5% cheaper than in the closing quarter of 2014.» more